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Cafe Cavallino

181-183 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9347 5520
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (62 reviews)
“agnolotti” (3 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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181-183 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just popped in while feeling hungry and was searching for something small and faster. Saw this restaurant with lots of people which attracted me and decided to try it. Ordered pizza and beer and truly enjoyed. Good and truly Italian choice and they have...More

Thank Mukesh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a pizza on our way back from the market. We should have just grabbed a baguette from the market and eaten at home.. This pizza is authentic as Domminoes. Thick crust smothered in oil and not even risen....More

Thank Ada S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely horrible greasy food no good service all over the shop will never come back to this place it’s that bad

Thank jmock91
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is one of our favourite family restaurants when we're in town. Great value for money & sticks to the classic rule about Italian food - do simple things well. Serves are an excellent size with many mains almost big enough to share so smaller...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is one restaurant we always come back to! Highly recommend the Ferrari pizza & all of the pasta! Food never disappoints they even accommodate large groups in a timely manner without a booking, love!

Thank Jess0169
Reviewed 12 March 2018

What is a trip to Melbourne without a meal on Lygon street? From the moment we sat down our waiter was very friendly. Our orders arrived in a reasonable amount of time except for one. Must say they are huge servings and very tasty we...More

Thank terrina25
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

First time for me on Lygon Street in many years. I visit med with friends. The staff were attentive and helpful. The menu is just to big in size. I had the tortellini with a blue cheese sauce.....very tasty indeed. I would recommend this place.

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner, food was great but the service was shocking.. staff were all over the place. The lack of service left a bad taste...

Thank dipy2018
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We had a family dinner. We chose two pizzas, tre pasta and one chicken schnitzel dish. It's was difficult to order because the staff had forgotten about us. When the food came, one of the pasta dishes was cold, the other food was very warm,...More

Thank Elena_Lind
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Food here is very good. Pizzas are excellent (some of the best we have ever eaten, and the pizza base is perfect), but the garlic bread could be put to shame by the likes of Pizza Hut! (Really guys, how hard is it to make...More

Thank Sydneytown
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181-183 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 5520
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